- Your daily dose of Phillies history

Today in Phillies History for July 21st

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

57 wins, 55 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 50.9 percent)

It Happened on This Day in:

1923: The Phils score 12 runs in the 6th inning in a game against the Cubs--a team record for most runs scored in an inning that stood for 80 years.
1960: Robin Roberts threw the third 1-hitter of his career, a 3-0 victory over the Giants at Candlestick Park. The game's only hit was fielded by third baseman Joe Morgan, who got to the ball but fell down before he could complete the play.
1973: Pitcher Ken Brett yielded Hank Aaron's 700th career HR. The Phils beat the Braves anyway, 8-4.
2007: Jack Russell Stadium in Clearwater, FL, spring training home of the Phillies from 1955 to 2003, was demolished.
2012: Tim McCarver received the Ford Frick Award for excellence in baseball broadcasting from Baseball's Hall of Fame.
2015: Aaron Nola makes his major league debut against Tampa Bay, giving up only a HR to the opposing pitcher and fanning 6 in 6 innings. It was the only run of the game, and the first interleague game ever to decided by an AL pitcher's HR.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1964: Released Cal McLish
1991: Signed minor-league free agent Ricky Bottalico
1994: Traded Shawn Boskie to Seattle for a player to be named
1997: Traded Darren Daulton to Florida for Billy McMillon.
2005: Traded Tim Worrell and cash to Arizona for Matt Kata
2010: Lost Nelson Figueroa on waivers to Houston

The Broad & Pattison site and its underlying databases are copyrighted by Jim Sweetman, 1996-2017. Reuse or redistribution, in whole or in part, is prohibited without express written permission. Got a comment or question?-- Contact Us